The BJP Friday cited an NHRC report on alleged post-poll violence in West Bengal to assault Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress, alleging the state is dominated not as per the Structure however on the whims of a person. In its report submitted to the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom on July 13, the Nationwide Human Rights Fee mentioned the state of affairs prevailing in West Bengal is a manifestation of “regulation of the ruler” and never “rule of regulation”, in a damning indictment of the Banerjee authorities, and advisable CBI investigation in circumstances of rape and homicide.
Addressing a press convention right here Friday, BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia launched a scathing assault on the TMC and Banerjee, saying the NHRC obtained 1,979 complaints of post-poll violence. He claimed 15,000 individuals have been tortured in such incidents and as many as 8,000 individuals dedicated violence and misconduct, however no motion was taken. “The best way violence passed off in West Bengal after Could 2 (the consequence day) and harmless civilians have been killed and ladies molested, it appears that evidently West Bengal at the moment will not be dominated as per the Structure however on the whims of a person. Banerjee closed her eyes and gave free hand to TMC goons, Bhatia alleged.
He additionally alleged the state police didn’t fulfil its duty whereas TMC employees have been “on the rampage, making a ruckus within the state”. The NHRC panel, constituted following an order by a five-judge bench of the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom, additionally mentioned the circumstances of alleged rape and homicide needs to be tried exterior the state.
After the report was submitted Tuesday, the courtroom had directed that its smooth copies together with annexures be provided to the counsel for the petitioners, the Election Fee, and the Further Solicitor Common of India. Banerjee, nevertheless, has cried foul, claiming the report was leaked to the media by the rights panel, which the NHRC denied. She additionally mentioned the NHRC crew didn’t seek the advice of the state authorities or take note of its views.